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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under Executive Order 13179; b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the scientific validity and quality of dose reconstruction efforts performed for this program; and c) upon request by the Secretary, HHS, advising the Secretary on whether there is a class of employees at any Department of Energy facility who were exposed to radiation but for whom it is not feasible to estimate their radiation dose, and on whether there is reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of this class. Matters to be Discussed: The agenda for the conference call includes: Subcommittee and Work Group Updates; SEC Petition Evaluations Update for the January 2013 Advisory Board Meeting; Plans for the January 2013 Advisory Board Meeting; and Advisory Board Correspondence. 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Purpose: The BSC, OID, provides advice and guidance to the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services; the Director, CDC; the Director, OID; and the Directors of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, and the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC, in the following areas: Strategies, goals, and priorities for programs; research within the national centers; and overall strategic direction and focus of OID and the national centers. Matters To Be Discussed: The meeting will include reports from the BSC OID working groups, brief updates on activities of the infectious disease national centers; and focused discussions on 1) the public health use of molecular-based diagnostics, 2) school-based efforts to prevent infectious diseases, and 3) immunization changes at the state level. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Robin Moseley, M.A.T., Designated Federal Officer, OID, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D10, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, Telephone: (404) 639–4461. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register Notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. [FR Doc. 2013–27717 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2013–27714 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] 69683 The meeting announced below concerns Effectiveness of Empiric Antiviral Treatment for Hospitalized Community Acquired Pneumonia during the Influenza Season, Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) IP14–001, initial review. In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the aforementioned meeting: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Catherine Ramadei, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2013–27713 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Community Living Administration for Community Living, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an opportunity to comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the information collection requirements relating to Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III–E Evaluation. DATES: Submit written or electronic comments on the collection of information by January 21, 2014. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 69684 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / Notices Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to: Alice-Lynn.Ryssman@ acl.hhs.gov. Submit written comments on the collection of information to Alice-Lynn Ryssman, U.S. Administration for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alice-Lynn Ryssman, 202–357–3491. Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency request or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, ACL is publishing notice SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. With respect to the following collection of information, ACL invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of ACL’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of ACL’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The OAA Title III–E National Family Caregiver Support Program (NFCSP), with statutory authority contained in Title III sections 302, 372, and 373 of the Older Americans Act (OAA) (42 U.S.C. 3032), as amended by the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006, Pub. L. 109–365), funds a range of comprehensive home- and communitybased services supports that assist family and informal caregivers to care for their loved ones at home for as long Number of respondents Respondent type as possible. ACL is directed under 206(a) of the OAA to conduct evaluations of OAA programs. Thus, this data collection will conduct an evaluation of the NFCSP to fulfill this requirement and understand how well this program is meeting its goals and mission. The evaluation design is comprised of two primary components: 1. A process study, which examines the strategies, activities, and resources of the program at each level of the Aging Network—State Unit on Aging (SUA), Area Agency on Aging (AAA), and Local Service Provider (LSP); and 2. A client outcome study, which examines the health and social effects of the program on participants compared to non-participants. This study examines the health and social effects on caregivers and also tracks the health outcomes of the care recipients. The process study will include all 56 SUAs, all of the AAAs (N = 618), a sample of local service providers (N = 1,000), and a sample of program participants (1,250) and nonparticipants (N = 1,250). The table below provides the information ACL used to estimate the burden of this collection of information: Average burden per response (hrs.) Responses per respondent Total average annual burden (hrs.) All SUAs ........................................................................................................... All AAAs ........................................................................................................... Stratified sample of LSPs ................................................................................ Family caregivers participating in NFCSP ....................................................... Family caregivers not participating in NFCSP ................................................. 56 618 1,000 1,250 1,250 1 1 1 3 3 1.5 2 0.33 0.58 0.58 84 1236 330 2175 2175 Total .......................................................................................................... 4,174 ........................ ........................ 6,000 The proposed data collection tools may be found on the ACL Web site at http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Program_ Results/Program_survey.aspx. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Dated: November 15, 2013. Kathy Greenlee, Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging. [Docket No. FDA–2013–N–1432] [FR Doc. 2013–27822 Filed 11–19–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–01–P Food and Drug Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Guide To Minimize Microbial Food Safety Hazards of Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables AGENCY: Food and Drug Administration, tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES HHS. ACTION: Notice. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (the 16:04 Nov 19, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Submit either electronic or written comments on the collection of information by January 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the collection of information to http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit written DATES: SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Administration for Community Living


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; OAA Title III-E Evaluation

AGENCY: Administration for Community Living, HHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Administration for Community Living (ACL) is announcing an 
opportunity to comment on the proposed collection of certain 
information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(the PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the 
Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, 
including each proposed extension of an existing collection of 
information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the 
notice. This notice solicits comments on the information collection 
requirements relating to Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III-E 
Evaluation.

DATES: Submit written or electronic comments on the collection of 
information by January 21, 2014.

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ADDRESSES: Submit electronic comments on the collection of information 
to: Alice-Lynn.Ryssman@acl.hhs.gov. Submit written comments on the 
collection of information to Alice-Lynn Ryssman, U.S. Administration 
for Community Living, Washington, DC 20201.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alice-Lynn Ryssman, 202-357-3491.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), Federal 
agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. 
``Collection of information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 
1320.3(c) and includes agency request or requirements that members of 
the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a 
third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) 
requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal 
Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including 
each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, 
before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with 
this requirement, ACL is publishing notice of the proposed collection 
of information set forth in this document. With respect to the 
following collection of information, ACL invites comments on: (1) 
Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of ACL's functions, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of ACL's 
estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, 
including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques when appropriate, and other forms of information 
technology.
    The OAA Title III-E National Family Caregiver Support Program 
(NFCSP), with statutory authority contained in Title III sections 302, 
372, and 373 of the Older Americans Act (OAA) (42 U.S.C. 3032), as 
amended by the Older Americans Act Amendments of 2006, Pub. L. 109-
365), funds a range of comprehensive home- and community-based services 
supports that assist family and informal caregivers to care for their 
loved ones at home for as long as possible. ACL is directed under 
206(a) of the OAA to conduct evaluations of OAA programs. Thus, this 
data collection will conduct an evaluation of the NFCSP to fulfill this 
requirement and understand how well this program is meeting its goals 
and mission.
    The evaluation design is comprised of two primary components:
    1. A process study, which examines the strategies, activities, and 
resources of the program at each level of the Aging Network--State Unit 
on Aging (SUA), Area Agency on Aging (AAA), and Local Service Provider 
(LSP); and
    2. A client outcome study, which examines the health and social 
effects of the program on participants compared to non-participants. 
This study examines the health and social effects on caregivers and 
also tracks the health outcomes of the care recipients.
    The process study will include all 56 SUAs, all of the AAAs (N = 
618), a sample of local service providers (N = 1,000), and a sample of 
program participants (1,250) and non-participants (N = 1,250). The 
table below provides the information ACL used to estimate the burden of 
this collection of information:

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                                                                                      Average
                                                      Number of     Responses per    burden per    Total average
                 Respondent type                     respondents     respondent       response     annual burden
                                                                                       (hrs.)         (hrs.)
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All SUAs.........................................              56               1           1.5               84
All AAAs.........................................             618               1           2               1236
Stratified sample of LSPs........................           1,000               1           0.33             330
Family caregivers participating in NFCSP.........           1,250               3           0.58            2175
Family caregivers not participating in NFCSP.....           1,250               3           0.58            2175
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    Total........................................           4,174  ..............  .............           6,000
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    The proposed data collection tools may be found on the ACL Web site 
at http://www.aoa.gov/AoARoot/Program_Results/Program_survey.aspx.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.
Kathy Greenlee,
Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging.
[FR Doc. 2013-27822 Filed 11-19-13; 8:45 am]
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